TONASKET — Cash, drugs and more than two-dozen firearms are missing or unaccounted from the former Tonasket Police Department buildings.
BELLEVUE — Nearly 70 percent of Americans think it’s unlikely a driver will get caught by police for driving while high on marijuana, according to a new AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety survey.
OKANOGAN – An autopsy performed on a body found in the trunk of a burning vehicle east of Tonasket June 3 was not able to determine the identity of the victim due to the condition of the body.
CURLEW — Two separate investigations are ongoing following the death of a man who was served search warrants by the state Department of Fish and Wildlife June 7.
TONASKET - The city council heard an update on the Okanogan County Juvenile Detention Center from administrator Dennis Rabidou during a regular meeting Tuesday, June 11.
TONASKET — Tonasket School District’s fourth and fifth grade students enjoyed three days of water safety instruction and swim lessons at the Tonasket Community Pool on June 3-5.
OSOYOOS, B.C. – Authorities continue to investigate a boat collision that left a 35-year-old Kamloops man and a 36-year-old Maple Ridge man dead and three others injured.
REPUBLIC — Police Chief Loren Culp said he does not intend to follow Gov. Jay Inslee’s new law, making Washington a sanctuary state and prohibiting local law enforcement officials from helping federal agents enforce immigration laws.
OMAK — Drivers on state highways in the Omak area could go around and around if recommendations in a state-sponsored traffic study come to fruition.
CURLEW — A Ferry County resident is dead after a search warrant for wildlife tracking and alleged illegal hunting was served at his residence on Kompan Road, southwest of Curlew June 7.
OKANOGAN — A preliminary hearing before Okanogan County Superior Court Judge Chris Culp found Lance R. Bowers, 37, held on $75,000 bail for a charge of first-degree unlawful possession of a firearm Thursday, June 6.
OKANOGAN – Superior Court Judge Henry Rawson ruled to dismiss the recall of Tonasket City Council members Jill Ritter and Christa “Teagan” Levine Wednesday, May 22.
OLYMPIA - The legal age to purchase tobacco and vape products is about to rise from 18 to 21 under a bill headed to the governor’s desk after a 33-21 vote by the Washington State Senate on Wednesday.
OROVILLE – Oroville Police Chief Todd Hill and Officer Eric Orr responded to a call Tuesday, March 26, in the early afternoon of a 13-year-old Oroville student claiming to be kidnapped and chased by someone with a knife.
SPOKANE - Darren McCrea is fighting for legalization of psilocybin mushrooms, federally listed as a Schedule 1 drug with no accepted medical value or use.
OROVILLE – Law enforcement officers, school staff, members of the medical field, social and health services, high school students and other community members came together for a conference on the opioid crisis March 15.
OROVILLE — Lower-than-average snow levels in area watersheds and rising temperatures have prompted state Department of Ecology to plan on bringing Lake Osoyoos to its summer operational level by early May rather than the usual time line of June 1.
SPOKANE — An Omak man’s conviction for second-degree theft has been reduced by the state Court of Appeals to third-degree theft and the case has been sent back to Okanogan County Superior Court for resentencing.
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee announced he is seeking the presidency of the United States in a video focused on climate change posted on his Facebook page early Friday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A bill protecting the Methow Headwaters area from mining has been passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and now goes to the president for his signature.
OROVILLE - Chamber of Commerce President Karen Frisbie announced the deadline for nominations for 2018 Best of Oroville has been extended to Monday, March 18. Nominations can be made online at https://form.jotform.com/90398770141157.
TONASKET — Three Rivers Hospital (TRH) board chairman Mike Pruitt attended Thursday’s meeting of North Valley Hospital (NVH) Board of Commissioners, describing the collaboration between the two hospitals as an “innovative idea.”
OKANOGAN — A 1.5 percent overall increase in the base charge for electricity is under consideration by Okanogan County Public Utility District commissioners.
OKANOGAN — A recall petition filed against two Tonasket City Council members was dismissed Thursday in Okanogan County Superior Court during a hearing to determine sufficiency of the charges and adequacy of ballot synopsis.
TONASKET — City council members approved a contract for law enforcement services with the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, Feb. 26.
City council had a special meeting Wednesday, Feb. 6, with the intent to approve the creation of a new position for an internal compliance administrator.
Okanogan County Fair Advisory Committee Members had first and second readings on several policy updates that, if approved, will be effective for this year’s fair, Sept. 5-8.
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